Tokyo, Sep. 1 ANI | 4 months ago

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended a banquet here on Monday, which was hosted by his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe.

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Modi and PM Abe had held a meeting, after which they issued a joint statement, where they pledged the boosting of the cooperation of India and Japan in railways, civil aviation, energy, maritime affairs, science and technology and women's empowerment, among other areas.

After the meeting, Prime Minister Modi also tweeted, "A successful India and successful Japan will benefit both nations and will be a force of peace, stability and prosperity in Asia and in the world."

Prime Minister Modi is presently on a three-day visit to Japan that will conclude on September 3. He is also scheduled to meet Emperor Akihito during his visit.

(Posted on 02-09-2014)

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